Arsenal has been monitoring the 17-year-old’s advancement and scouts have been giving point by point reports for a while.
Arsenal has accepted an arrangement to sign Ituano forward Gabriel Martinelli, as indicated by reports in Brazil.
Martinelli had a preliminary with Manchester United in 2017, while he has likewise been connected with a move to Barcelona.
A few Brazilian clubs were additionally in the race with the likes of Santos, Cruzeiro and Flamengo all showing a keen interest, yet Martinelli selected to make the move to the Premier League after broad talks.
A report in UOL confirmed, Arsenal has now achieved a consent to sign Martinelli and the forward will make the move to the Gunners once he turns 18 in June.
It was further reported that Martinelli’s agents additionally offered him to Arsenal’s Premier League rivals yet no club approached with a proposition.
Ituano likewise endeavored to set up a battle to keep a segment of Martinelli’s monetary rights yet Arsenal won’t.
Martinelli, who made his expert debut a year ago and is fit for playing on either flank and managed to net six goals for Ituano in the Campeonato Paulista prior this year.